Food Squire

Immunity Juices

It’s that time of year again…. flu season and everyone is starting to come down with something or other. Ugh! These are some of my favorite yummy (kid-approved) juice blends that boost your immune system so you can (hopefully) avoid getting sick. Try these immunity juices from Tasty.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 cup leafy green, of choice, optional
  • ½ cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small apple, sliced

Preparation

  1. Combine orange juice, spinach, and other leafy greens into a blender and blend until consistency is smooth.
  2. Add cucumber and apple. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass and serve right away, or chill in refrigerator, if preferred

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ cups frozen strawberry
  • 1 ½ cups frozen blueberry

Preparation

  1. Combine milk, yogurt, and frozen fruit into a blender and mix until consistency is smooth.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 piece ginger, 2-3 inch (5-7 cm)
  • 2 teaspoons honey, or preferred sweetener

Preparation

  1. Bring water to a boil and remove from heat.
  2. Cut lemon and ginger into thin slices. Add to the hot water.
  3. Steep for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Strain and pour tea into mug.
  5. Add honey, stir, and serve.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 piece ginger, 2-3 inch (5-7 cm)
  • 2 teaspoons honey, or preferred sweetener

Preparation

  1. Add the tomatoes, carrot, celery, red bell pepper, salt, pepper, garlic, and water to a large pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove from heat, let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Add mixture to a blender and add in the parsley. Blend until consistency is smooth.
  5. Serve chilled.

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